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Vancouver

[ van-koo-ver ]

noun

  1. George, 1758–98, English explorer who charted the northwest Pacific coast of North America.
  2. a seaport in southwestern mainland British Columbia, Canada, on the Strait of Georgia opposite Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.
  3. a city in southwestern Washington State, on the Columbia River.
  4. Mount Vancouver, a mountain on the boundary between Alaska and Canada, in the St. Elias Mountains. 15,700 feet (4,785 meters).


Vancouver

1

/ vænˈkuːvə /

noun

  1. VancouverGeorge17571798MEnglishTRAVEL AND EXPLORATION: navigator Captain George. 1757–98, English navigator, noted for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1792–94)


Vancouver

2

/ vænˈkuːvə /

noun

  1. Vancouver Island
    an island of SW Canada, off the SW coast of British Columbia: separated from the Canadian mainland by the Strait of Georgia and Queen Charlotte Sound, and from the US mainland by Juan de Fuca Strait; the largest island off the W coast of North America. Chief town: Victoria. Pop: 706 243 (2001). Area: 32 137 sq km (12 408 sq miles)
  2. a city in SW Canada, in SW British Columbia: Canada's chief Pacific port, named after Captain George Vancouver: university (1908). Pop: 545 671 (2001)
  3. Mount Vancouver
    a mountain on the border between Canada and Alaska, in the St Elias Mountains. Height: 4785 m (15 700 ft)

Vancouver

  1. City in southwestern British Columbia , Canada , on an arm of the Pacific Ocean .


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Notes

The city was named for George Vancouver, an English navigator and explorer.
Vancouver is a year-round tourist center.
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Example Sentences

Those early cases aren’t a fair test of a vaccine’s efficacy, says Danuta Skowronski, epidemiology lead for Influenza & Emerging Respiratory Pathogens at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control in Vancouver.

A woman in Texas comes to sing on the same days as her sister in Vancouver.

For instance, Vancouver-based software company, Unbounce used the countdown Sticker to create buzz about their new report.

Holtby ran into some trouble trying to get his pet tortoises, Maple and Honey, across the border but seems to be settling in nicely in Vancouver, where he’s reunited with former Washington teammates Nate Schmidt and Jay Beagle.

Braden Holtby, who helped deliver a Stanley Cup in 2018, left for Vancouver.

A Chateau Vancouver 2020 cabernet might well make the earth move.

It probably helped that the 2010 Winter Olympics were held in Vancouver; curling is very big in Canada.

Sidorova competed in the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games when she was only 19 years old, serving as Skip for several matches.

Going into 2010 Vancouver Olympics, few expectations were on Miller.

“I took a trip to Vancouver and the Pacific Northwest,” Alpert revealed.

We then proceeded by steamer, through glorious scenery, southward to Victoria, Vancouver Island.

They faced a sinking sun, a ball of molten fire on the far crest of Vancouver Island.

We'll take all the cedar on your limit, in bolts on the river bank at market prices, less cost of towage to Vancouver.

"Come in and have a cup of tea and tell me the latest Vancouver scandal," Lawanne urged, when they beached the canoe.

Finally, in 1846, the latter contention was accepted, with a modification to leave Vancouver Island wholly British territory.

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